Definitions for queryˈkwɪər i, ˈkwɛr i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
que•ryˈkwɪər i, ˈkwɛr i(n.)(pl.)-ries
(n.)a question; an inquiry.
mental reservation; doubt.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Ref: question mark (def. 1). 1
(v.t.)to put as a question.
to question as doubtful or obscure:
to query a statement.
to mark with a question mark.
to ask questions of.
Origin of query:
1625–35; alter. (cf. -y3) of earlier quere < L quaerequaere
question, inquiry, enquiry, query, interrogation(verb)
an instance of questioning
"there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
pose a question
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
query(noun)ˈkwɪər i, ˈkwɛr i
I have a query about the arrangements for the trip.
query(verb)ˈkwɪər i, ˈkwɛr i
to question sb or sth
He queried the need for spending so much money.
A question or inquiry.
The teacher answered the student's query concerning biosynthesis.
A question mark.
A set of instructions passed to a database.
The database admin switched on query logging for debugging purposes.
To ask, inquire.
To ask a question.
To question or call into doubt.
To pass a query to a database to retrieve information.
Origin: An anglicisation of quere, an obsolete variant form of quaere, second-person singular present active imperative of quaero. Compare question.
a question; an inquiry to be answered or solved
a question in the mind; a doubt; as, I have a query about his sincerity
an interrogation point [?] as the sign of a question or a doubt
to ask questions; to make inquiry
to have a doubt; as, I query if he is right
to put questions about; to elicit by questioning; to inquire into; as, to query the items or the amount; to query the motive or the fact
to address questions to; to examine by questions
to doubt of; to regard with incredulity
to write " query" (qu., qy., or ?) against, as a doubtful spelling, or sense, in a proof. See Quaere
Quakers use the term Query to refer to a question or series of questions used for reflection and in spiritual exercises. Friends have used Queries as tools for offering spiritual challenges to the community for much of their history. Queries often take the form of a collection of themed questions that are read at the beginning of a time of worship or reflection. Many yearly meetings maintain a set of basic queries in their books of Faith and Practice to provide guidance on certain issues over time. Individuals often offer queries from time to time to provide a spiritual challenge to their local community of Friends.
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Rank popularity for the word 'query' in Nouns Frequency: #2838
Translations for query
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
In answer to your query about hotel reservations I am sorry to tell you that we have no vacancies.
- سُؤال، إسْتِفْسارArabic
- perguntaPortuguese (BR)
- die FrageGerman
- spørgsmål; forespørgselDanish
- پرسش؛ استعلامFarsi
- upit, pitanjeCroatian
- klausimas, pasiteiravimasLithuanian
- forespørsel, spørsmålNorwegian
- پرسش؛ استعلامPersian
- پوښتنه: دپوښتنې نښه: پوښتل، تپوس كول: شك لرلPashto
- fråga, förfråganSwedish
- 疑問Chinese (Trad.)
- سوال خصوصا معترضانہUrdu
- câu hỏiVietnamese
- 疑问Chinese (Simp.)
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